The USA Network, owned by NBC Universal, launched on January 3, 1979.
In the past, there was children's programming on the USA Network, under a block called the USA Cartoon Express. In 1996, the block was renamed the USA Action Extreme Team, which premiered before the USA Cartoon Express ended on September 15 of that year. On September 13, 1998, all children's programming stopped airing on the USA Network when the block was discontinued.
USA Network today
The USA Network's official website (www.usanetwork.com) launched online on June 17, 1996, around when the network's logo changed.
USA Network HD launched on October 1, 2007. Its films and programs are broadcast in 1080i resolution format.